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Buyer Resources


We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us…”
        -Winston Churchill, 1943.

How and where we choose to live is one of our key defining features as a person. Whether you choose to trade square footage for proximity to your favorite urban center or place of work, or would rather add to your daily commute in exchange for a more rural setting; whether you’ve decided to “down-size” and consolidate your belongs into a smaller, more manageable home, or if you simply need more space for your growing family; or, if you’re a first-time buyer and are determined to live in your own home by any means.


Whatever your reason for buying, it goes without saying that there’s much more to owning Real Estate and a home than merely the number of bedrooms and bathrooms.

Welcome to the buyer’s resource section of Petalumahomes.com. You’ll find a number of valuable articles covering the various components of purchasing Real Estate. Below is an index of articles provided for your use and benefit. Getting pre-approved Finding a Home Writing an offer.

             Getting Pre-Approved                          Finding a Home                                  Writing an Offer

  • Offers 101
  • Advanced Class: Contingent offers, lease options & more


If you've never purchased before or aren't sure where to start, a good primer would be our first featured topic: Starting with the End in Mind. Along with the Petaluma Real Estate Blog, check here often to get the latest information on Real Estate market of Petaluma and Sonoma County – in addition to the ever-changing process and responsibility of being a homeowner in California.

                Miscellaneous

Sonoma County 
Tax Collector Website

Prop 60 Information
Prop 90 Information